“If you want to to be an artist, and you want to do and live off your art, then you have to take a stab at it, and paint in the best city in the world, which is New York as far as I’m concerned.”
Graffiti stencil artist Nick Walker, the man who inspired Banksy, responsible for the art behind me, wrote that for himself, I’m sure, but I took that and applied it to me and my writing.
I remember asking Bill Cunningham’s muse Tziporah Salmon about developing her eye for fashion.
She paused for a minute, and then said, “you know, you’re a writer, so you read writing that inspires you. You delve into the craft as a consumer, a fan, which may not feel like it, but works to better your product.”
My boyfriend talked through Selena once.
If you know me, you know what a problem this is. Imagine your song comes on and someone insists on talking through your favorite part.
That’s how I felt.
The whole movie.
I’m a marketer’s dream.
I completely buy into stories.
I’m looking for the perfect new scent. I’ve been looking for just the one that’s going to capture what I have to say.
‘Why Don’t You’ is my weekly tribute to legendary editor Diana Vreeland who penned a column of the same name for Harper’s Bazaar for 26 years begging, “Don’t just be your ordinary dull self. Why don’t you be ingenious and make yourself into something else?”
So I’m seeing this trend all over the place. And I want to know what you think of it.
When I think of this particular item, it’s usually worn by men, athletes, in my mind, too lazy to put their clothes on, and are wearing basketball shorts, socks… and Adidas shower slippers.